Domestic and Sexual Abuse

Guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and domestic and sexual abuse

The Government have provided advice and support for people finding it difficult to remain at home safely.  Click here  


Where to find help locally.

Help is available in Sefton for women, young people & children experiencing relationship abuse, regardless of age, gender, sexuality or religion at

If you need urgent help, call 999 immediately.

If you are unsure and need advice, please call Sefton Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVA) Team on Phone: 0151 934 5142

Email: please note this is not a secure email address

If you need further information, please take a look at:


Sexual Abuse

Health Sexual Violence Liaison Officer

Independent support worker (not police) who offers support and advice to victims of sexual abuse no matter when the incident occurred.

Faye triages victims/survivors of sexual abuse to ensure they receive the correct support.  This can involves support within the criminal justice system process, accessing trauma based counselling, advocating on behalf of the victim with your GP, workplace, education setting etc. This support is victim led and non-judgemental. For more information, please follow this link

Faye Speed                                   Health Sexual Violence Liaison Officer

Tel: 01704 705248                      Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Mobile: 07818533845